Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phytomyza ilicis larva

Phytomyza ilicis

Ilex aquifolium, Nieuwendam, larva at the ppoint of pupation; cephalic skeleton, mandibles and frontal appendage

front nand rear spiraculum, lateral

front and rear spiraculum, dorsal

mouth field, spinulation

The larva is described by de Meijere (1926a) and Dempewolf (2001a). Left mandible with two teeth, the right one with one. The morphology of the posterior spiraculum is unusual, could not well be interpreted.


Last modified 25.vii.2017